Buhari Makes Donation For Guinea Bissau's Election
Buhari Makes Donation For Guinea Bissau’s Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a donation of half a million dollars, 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, five Hilux vans, and two light trucks to the Government of Guinea Bissau.

According to a series of tweets on the verified Twitter handle of Presidency Nigeria @NGRPresident, Buhari made the donations in response to an urgent request for assistance by the Government of Guinea Bissau towards the country’s election.

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“The President graciously approved support to the country’s election process, including 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, 5 Hilux vans, two light trucks and US$500,000,” the tweet reads.

Presidency added that Buhari made the donations “In his capacity as Chairman, ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State,” and had, on Friday morning, directed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to undertake an urgent mission as his Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau, in the company of ECOWAS Commission President, Jean-Claude Brou.

“This vital assistance ensured that legislative elections held in Guinea Bissau, which should help in stabilizing the country,” Presidency added.